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Comic Relief song tops the chart
McFly
McFly performed their song on Comic Relief Does Fame Academy
The official song for this year's Comic Relief fundraiser has reached the top of the UK charts.

All About You by teen band McFly overcame competition from the latest Elvis Presley release, Good Luck Charm.

Good Luck Charm, the sixth re-issued Elvis track in an ongoing campaign to mark the 70th anniversary of Elvis's birth, debuted at number two.

In the album chart, X Factor runners-up G4 were dislodged from number one by US rapper 50 Cent's The Massacre.

Chart surge

Other album entries included Employment by the Kaiser Chiefs at three, and Scottish rock band Idlewild's Warnings/Promises at nine.

Among the bands whose albums have advanced dramatically up the chart during the week are The Futureheads, whose self-titled collection climbed 138 places.

UK TOP 10 SINGLES
50 Cent is number one in the album charts
1 McFly - All About You
2 Elvis Presley - Good Luck Charm
3 Sunset Strippers - Falling Stars
4 Stereophonics - Dakota
5 Nelly - Over And Over
6 Cabin Crew - Star To Fall
7 Jennifer Lopez - Get Right
8 New Order - Krafty
9 Phantom Planet - California
10 Akon - Locked Up
Source: Official UK Charts Company

They recently had a top ten hit with their cover of Kate Bush song Hounds of Love.

US R&B star Mario has also shot into the album top 10 with Turning Point, which languished at 66 last week.

Veteran Manchester band New Order returned to the singles chart with their new song Krafty, their first in nearly three years and 23rd hit in a career which spans almost 25 years.

A new face to grace the chart is Howard Brown, covering Barry White's hit You're The First, The Last, My Everything.

He is better known as the face of television advertisements for the Halifax.

And US rock band Phantom Planet make their debut inside the top 10 with California, the theme tune to popular teen drama The O.C.

McFly's new number one - their third to date - also contains a cover of James Taylor hit You've Got A Friend.

Comic Relief's Red Nose Day on Friday raised 37 million in donations on the night. McFly's contribution included a masterclass for a celebrity series of Fame Academy, which was eventually won by Radio 1 DJ Edith Bowman.




SEE ALSO:
McFly make singles chart summit
27 Jun 04 |  Entertainment
McFly win five Smash Hits gongs
21 Nov 04 |  Entertainment
Teen band McFly top singles chart
04 Apr 04 |  Entertainment


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